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Shasta County’s ‘Bully’ Fire Consumes Over 4,000 Acres Since It Began On Friday

Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.

07/14/2014

Chopper 5 assesses the damage from the Napa Butts Fire Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Cal Fire Says Butts Canyon Fire Contained To 55 Percent; All Road Closures Lifted

ST. HELENA (KCBS ) — Firefighters working to contain a destructive wildfire churning through rural Napa County said they have made sizable gains over Thursday night. Cal Fire crews won 55 percent containment of the […]

07/04/2014

A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Fire Hiring Seasonal Firefighters, Busy Season Expected

Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.

04/14/2014

(CBS)

Car Fire Sparks Fast Moving Grass Fire Near Altamont Pass

Traffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.

07/04/2013

A DC-10 fire tanker, capable of carrying up to 12,000 gallons of fire retardant, makes a drop along the lines of the Crown Fire northeast of Los Angeles on Friday, July 30, 2010. (CBS)

California Firefighting Aircraft Ready To Battle Wildfires Weeks Ahead Of Normal

The early arrival of dangerous fire conditions has prompted state emergency responders to spring into action earlier than usual.

05/03/2013

(CBS)

Recent Showers Do Little To Lessen Fears As Fire Season Begins

In the North Bay, all CalFire stations now have extra staffing and rigs. Homeowners whose property abuts open space should create 100 ft. of defensible space around their property.

06/04/2012

(CBS)

Firefighters Take On Livermore Grass Fire

According to Cal Fire officials, firefighters took on a 200-acre grass fire east of Livermore on Tuesday…

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

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